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Disease-associated XMRV sequences are consistent with laboratory contamination.

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BACKGROUND: Xenotropic murine leukaemia viruses (MLV-X) are endogenous gammaretroviruses that infect cells from many species, including humans. Xenotropic murine leukaemia virus-related virus (XMRV) is a retrovirus that has been the subject of intense debate since its detection in samples from humans with prostate cancer (PC) and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). Controversy has arisen from the failure of some studies to detect XMRV in PC or CFS patients and from inconsistent detection of XMRV ...

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10.1186/1742-4690-7-111

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
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Author
Journal:
Retrovirology
Volume:
7
Issue:
1
Pages:
111
Publication date:
2010-01-01
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1742-4690
ISSN:
1742-4690
Language:
English
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pubs:120284
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uuid:88fd1b75-c487-4ba7-9384-0d09f9922e7b
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120284
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2012-12-19

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